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Here you will find recent and relevent news about microbicides as well as other biomedical HIV-prevention options.

 

HIV infections halved by gel treatment

Financial Times

A gel applied by women before and after sex has reduced the risk of HIV infection by more than half…

 

African studies give women hope in HIV fight

New York Times

With an AIDS vaccine still out of reach, two rigorous new studies have found different ways to sharply cut H.I.V. infections among women and schoolgirls…

 

AIDS breakthrough: gel helps prevent infection

Associated Press

For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus: It cut in half a woman's chances of getting HIV from an infected partner in a study in South Africa. Scientists called it a breakthrough in the long quest for a tool to help women…

 

Hope Springs From a Microbicide Study Conducted in Aids-Ravished Vulindlela

AllAfrica.com

"I nearly cried when I heard the good results," says Gethwane Makhaya excitedly, speaking about the study conducted in her community of a vaginal gel…

 

African women can cut HIV risk with new gel-study

Reuters Africa 

CAPE TOWN, July 19 (Reuters) - For Xoli Mthethwa, an unmarried 26-year-old mother of one living in the village of Vulindlela, ...

Vaginal gel cuts risk of HIV infection, study shows

Washington Post 

For the first time a vaginal gel that a woman can use during sexual intercourse has been shown to markedly cut the risk of becoming infected ...

Women: The missing weapon against AIDS

Salon 

If you were to sketch the global face of HIV today, it would likely look something like this: young, poor and female. ...

 

Women to begin testing anti-HIV device
Seattle Times
Preliminary results on that microbicide will be revealed this month. A vaginal ring that contains contraceptives and an antiretroviral drug is also under ...

 

MTN-003C Study Specific Procedures Manual | Microbicide Trials Network
Microbicide Trials Network · Login | Request Login. Search this site: Home · About · Sites · Studies · News Room · Network · Meetings & Events · People ...
www.mtnstopshiv.org/node/1865

 

Youth-specific considerations in the development of preexposure ...
For example, microbicide research will need to consider acceptability, dosing requirements, and coinfection rates that are unique to this population. ...
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20571421

 

Microbicides - Patent 5373013
The present invention relates to fungicidal two-component mixtures having synergistically enhanced action and to methodsfor the application of such mixtures ...
www.docstoc.com/docs/.../Microbicides---Patent-5373013